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Hugh Stretton interviewed by Neville Meaney for the Neville Meaney collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 2251370
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Stretton, Hugh, 1924-2015 interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1986 Aug. 28 
2 sound cassettes (ca. 86 min.) : 1 7/8 ips. 
Series

Neville Meaney collection.

Summary

Stretton, an Australian historian, speaks about influences from his childhood; attending Scotch College; studying history at Melbourne University, Oxford and Princeton; his interest in social theory; British social and political change; teaching at University of Adelaide; the history curriculum; the development of social sciences; and the effects of nationalism.

Access open for research, personal copies and public use.

Notes

Part of a collection of interviews with senior Australian historians, conducted in an attempt to define the influences upon creation of history in Australia.

Recorded at Adelaide University, South Australia on 28 August 1986.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and transcript (typescript, 40 leaves) available. 
Subjects Stretton, Hugh, 1924-2015 -- Interviews.  |  Historians -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  College teachers -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  History -- Study and teaching -- Australia.  |  Historiography -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors Meaney, N. K. (Neville Kingsley), interviewer

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